University City is named innovation district

The Brookings Institute, one of the nation’s most influential and quoted nonprofit public policy think tanks, named University City an “innovation district” in its May report. Brookings is dedicated to high-quality independent research and is based in Washington, D.C. According to the Brookings Institute, an innovation district must contain three… Continued

Close expands degree options

The Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship recently announced that students will now have the option of earning a Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurship and Innovation beginning in the 2014-15 academic year. Aside from business schools, the Close School will be the first and only freestanding school in the nation… Continued

Sophomore launches charity for women in India

Rina Patel, a Drexel sophomore, started her nonprofit Aahana to inspire impoverished young women in India and provide opportunities to ensure a brighter future. Aahana’s mission statement is to provide educational initiatives to young women and children in rural villages in Gujarat, India. Opportunities, hope and love are Aahana’s overall… Continued

‘Shafted’ no more: new college an opportunity

It seems to come naturally to Drexel students to complain about our University’s disgustingly high tuition, nonstop construction, registration time tickets and other things we find undesirable. The term “Shafted” has become a household sarcastic quip in every residence hall and classroom on campus. I have noticed that it has… Continued

College will fuel student innovators

Drexel President John A. Fry announced Jan. 30 that the University will establish the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship thanks to $12.5 million in donations and support from the Charles and Barbara Close Foundation. The Close School of Entrepreneurship will be one of a small number of freestanding entrepreneurship… Continued